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Since 2013, Flint Stebbins has been representing parents and foster children in dependency and child welfare matters with ABC Law Group. Flint has a Bachelor's degree in Biology with high honors and went to graduate school where he studied molecular development in the fruit fly, the molecular structure and operation of the Acetylcholine neurotransmitter receptor, and infectious diseases including Hantavirus and West Nile Virus. There, he also taught laboratory sections in Basic Biology and Mammalian Physiology. Flint then went to Chapman University School of Law. Before coming to ABC Law Group, Flint was an extern at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and worked for several years in the Snohomish County Superior Court including 2 and a half years as the law clerk to the Honorable David A. Kurtz. Melinda L. Drewing began her legal career in child welfare cases as a Rule 9 Intern while Seattle University School of Law. Discovering a passion for an area of law she never even knew existed she worked in multiple capacities in this unique niche including child representation, serving as an Attorney Guardian ad Litem and a brief stint as an Assistant Attorney General. A defense attorney at heart she dedicated a majority of her career to reunifying families by providing legal defense to parents in dependencies for over ten years in Snohomish County, Wa. She is currently on a sabbatical as an associate attorney for ABC Law Group so she can chase after her five-year old twin boys.

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December 15, 2018: Registration is now open for NAPD's Spring Events:
  • Executive Leadership Insitute (Frankfort, KY)
  • Train the Trainer (Frankfort, KY)
  • "We the Defenders" Investigators Conference (Biloxi, MS)
  • "We the Defenders" Social Workers/Sentencing AdvocatesConference (Biloxi, MS)
  • Team Mitigation Institute (Atlanta, GA)
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October 30, 2018: NAPD releases a video about its achievements over the 5 years since forming in November in 2013. This films was coordinated by NAPD Steering Committee Member and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and debuted at the Racial Justice Training and 5 Year Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland. You can watch the video HERE

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July 1, 2018: General Registration opens for the “WE THE DEFENDERS” TRAINING CONFERENCE,  November 26-29, 2018, Indianapolis, IN

You can watch a video about the event HERE 

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! The program will include one track for Investigators and a separate track for Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates.  Hear from nationally recognized experts who will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics relevant to the work you do each and every day.  Network with other criminal defense practitioners from around the country and find your tribe. 
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January 23, 2018: In response to US Attorney General Jeff Session's reversal of prior policy on the imposition of fines and fees for criminal defendants, NAPD submitted the following letter on behalf of the public defender community. You can read the letter HERE
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